El gato montés: A Tale of Love and Death in Andalusia

07/05/2019

Manuel Penella, El gato montés: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of LA Opera / Jordi Bernàcer (conductor), Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 5.5.2019. (JRo)

Plácido Domingo (Juanillo) in El gato montés (c) Cory Weaver

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Outstanding Cast Graces Munich’s Less Than Satisfying Production of Tannhäuser

07/05/2019

Wagner, Tannhäuser: Soloists, Chorus of the Bayerische Staatsoper, Bayerisches Staatsorchester / Simone Young (conductor), Nationaltheater, Munich, 5.5.2019. (JMI)

Bayerische Staatsoper’s Tannhäuser © W. Hösl

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Discovering #MeToo in Stradella’s La Susanna at BAM

06/05/2019

2019 New York Opera Fest [2] – Stradella, La Susanna: Soloists, Orchestra / Jacob Ashworth and Ryan Brown (musical direction), BAM Fisher, Brooklyn, 4.5.2019. (RP)

Lucía Martín Cartón (Susanna) with Patrick Kilbride & Paul Max Tipton (The Judges)
© Russ Rowland

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Anja Harteros Stands Out in the Bayerische Staatsoper’s Latest Tosca

05/05/2019

Puccini, Tosca: Soloists, Chorus of the Bayerische Staatsoper, Bayerisches Staatsorchester / Andrea Battistoni (conductor), Nationaltheater, Munich, 4.5.2019. (JMI)

Anja Harteros (Tosca) © W. Hösl

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Young Lovers Take Flight and Soar in Opera Philadelphia’s La bohème

04/05/2019

Puccini, La bohème: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Opera Philadelphia, Philadelphia Girls & Boys Choirs, Children’s Chorus / Corrado Rovaris (conductor), Opera Philadelphia, Academy of Music, Philadelphia, 1.5.2019. (RP)

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Vanessa Vasquez (Mimì) & Evan LeRoy Johnson (Rodolfo) © Steven Pisano

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Welcome Il trovatore Opens Buenos Aires Indys 2019

04/05/2019

Verdi, Il trovatore: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Ensamble Lírico Orquestal / Gustavo Codina (conductor), Auditorio de Belgrano, Buenos Aires. 27.4.2019. (JSJ)

María Luján Mirabelli (Azucena) and the gypsy camp (c) Ensamble Lírico Orquestal

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Bronx Opera Transplants The Mikado From Titipu to the White House

01/05/2019

 2019 New York Opera Fest [1] – Gilbert and Sullivan, The Mikado: Soloists, The Bronx Opera Chorus and Orchestra / Michael Spierman (conductor), The Bronx Opera, Lovinger Theatre, Lehman College, The Bronx, New York, 28.4.2019. (RP)

Wil Kellerman (The Mikado), Seán Kroll (Ko-Ko), Michael Blake O’Hearn (Pooh-Bah), Jackie M. Hayes (Pitti-Sing) © The Bronx Opera

Wil Kellerman (The Mikado), Seán Kroll (Ko-Ko), Michael Blake O’Hearn (Pooh-Bah), Jackie M. Hayes (Pitti-Sing) © The Bronx Opera

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Some Outstanding Singing Gives Pleasure in WNO’s Spidery Roberto Devereux

30/04/2019

Donizetti, Roberto Devereux: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera / James Southall (conductor). Theatre Cymru, Llandudno, 25.4.2019. (RJF)

Joyce El-Khoury (Elisabeth) & Barry Banks (Roberto Devereux) (c) Bill Cooper

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